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Around the world (and under hammer) in 80 days
France, Italy, Spain, Austria, Turkey, the Middle East, India, China, the United States, Spain, South America and Britain are represented. ... The selected work is Lucio Fontana's Concetto Spaziale, Attese, 1965 – an infamous work of contemporary art ...

Our day-by-day guide of things to do in February
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art: Two exhibitions will open this day: “Mapping Coyote Black” by Natalie Ball and “Its Honor Is Here Pledged” by Gina Adams; both will run through May 13. Reception ... Chinese food will be available for purchase. 5 p.m. ...

Your Ultimate Guide To February: 20 Cool Events Happening In Los Angeles
ART: LACMA presents Islamic Art Now: Contemporary Art of the Middle East, the first major installation of LACMA's collection of contemporary art of the Middle East. The exhibition in the museum's Ahmanson Building features about 25 works by artists ...

Finance, art and law—how does fine art shape up as an asset?
Contemporary art has been a game changer, prices are going up, but so is liquidity. Challenges are marking to market, title and World War II restitution claims, and possession. Whereas the U.C.C. ... An audience member asked the panel about where in ...

Art Cornucopia in Singapore
“Art Stage has an important role to play in helping to build the ecosystem to support Southeast Asian contemporary art, and each year the fair becomes larger with more regional and international galleries reflecting the growth of the market,” says Art ...

Mr. Chow Uncovers His Inner Artist, and Brings It Home to China
The three-part show, which opened on Jan. 23 at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, is anchored by a series of abstract paintings created by Mr. Chow himself. It is the first exhibition in mainland China for Mr. Chow, who was sent to ...

Multisensory art exhibition reveals artistic view of Canadian landscape
A total of 16 artists, including Anishinaabe-Canadian Rebecca Belmore and multi-media creator Michael Snow, have joined the exhibition, making it Canada's largest contemporary art show in China during the last 50 years. Three halls at the museum have ...

CBI and UKTI launch global growth event
This Wednesday will see the first CBI/ UKTI Global Growth Event taking place at the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in a bid to inspire and encourage North East businesses to go global. Dianne Sharp. The conference will bring together market experts ...

Showing a Dutch House Through the Looking Glass
Among them are new museums under construction in Asia, including M+ in Hong Kong and the Shekou Design Museum in Shenzhen, China (its director, Ole Bouman, held the same role at the Netherlands Architecture Institute, now part of Het Nieuwe ...

Seven Most Mesmerizing Museums in Portugal
This institution isn't just filled with art and antique collections from Portugal: It also offers some amazing pieces from China, Egypt, Greece, and Japan. Whether antiquities, books, painting, or sculpture are your cup of tea, you'll find it at the ...

Treading clouds and shelling peas
Amelia Sargent '13, who just completed a Fulbright on the role of gender in contemporary Chinese art, found major obstacles for women who wish to pursue a career in art. Women applying to MFA programs in China, for example, were still asked if they ...

How the fake art industry is forging ahead
Suppliers such as the Meishing Oil Painting Manufacture Company in Xiamen, from whom Dulwich ordered its copy online, reproduce western masterpieces by hand — increasingly for the Chinese market. ... executive of London's Royal Academy, recently told ...

LVMH, the Luxury Goods Giant, Posts a 64% Gain in Annual Profit
Major luxury markets like China have suffered from a cooling economy and a government crackdown on conspicuous consumption, while the crisis in Ukraine and a falling ruble have kept free-spending Russian tourists at home. Sharply lower oil prices have ...

100 fresh blogs and websites for creative professionals to follow in 2015
You've clearly enjoyed our popular 70 of the best blogs for creative inspiration. Now it's time to offer you some further essential reading with the 100 fresh blogs for creative professionals to follow in 2015. That's whether you're looking for ...

Weekly Shuffle: Pulitzer, MOCA, and Harvard Art Museums
Penny Liu, a Beijing-based journalist and former chief editor of Harper's Bazaar Art China, has been named editor-in-chief of artnet News China (see Penny Liu Appointed Editor in Chief of artnet News China). The artnet News counterpart will launch this ...

Michael Chow's Art Show in Beijing Honors His Father
BEIJING — Outside China, he is best known as the man behind Mr. Chow — the high-end Chinese restaurants and longtime watering holes for artists and celebrities in London, New York, Beverly Hills, Miami Beach and Malibu. ... wife, Eva, as well as ...

Dealers Save the Very Best for TEFAF Maastricht
By all accounts, it is a showstopper of a fair, with a pronounced emphasis on historic and decorative art (think Old Masters, Chinese bronzes, and Delft) but a growing section of modern and contemporary art as well. This year's edition features 275 ...

Work hard, play hard in the city by the Bay
There's a strong influence from Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Mexican sections of the city. Even as it ... The St. Regis San Francisco, with its contemporary art collection, 24-hour spa pool, butler service in suites, and lively bar scene is lush spot ...

Top 5 Solo Exhibitions to See This Season
His photographic piece "Looks Like a Landscape," which featured the upward oriented buttocks of a series of nudes positioned like a rolling Chinese mountain range, made him a star at the 2004 Shanghai Biennale. Three years later, an immense structure ...

Monet means money: Auction nets record $280 million total
Sotheby's staff pose for a picture with 'Le Grand Canal' by Claude Monet, during a preview of their upcoming Impressionist and Modern, Surrealist and Contemporary Art sale, at the auction house in London, England, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. The ...

Inside the White Cube shows a hidden side of Chinese art
The Central gallery's first foray into Chinese art features two mainland artists, Jiang Zhi and Shi Qing. Their contrasting practices are crucial in highlighting a lesser-known side of Chinese contemporary art, one that curator Bao Dong is eager to ...

8 new nonstop flights from Logan: Which will you try?
If so, consider going to Beijing for the Chinese Lunar New Year, in late January or February, depending on the year. Street entertainment is free, and the city's “temple fairs” offer ... Travelers rave about the business district's quirky, ultramodern ...

What are Top Dealers Bringing to TEFAF Maastricht?
By all accounts, it is a showstopper of a fair, with a pronounced emphasis on historic and decorative art (think Old Masters, Chinese bronzes, and Delft) but a growing section of modern and contemporary art as well. This year's edition features 275 ...

Things to do and see in Marin County, Feb. 5 through 12, 2015
6: "Art workshop: Chinese brush painting." 11 a.m. Free. Call 789-2661 to register. Cafe Arrivederci: 11 .... Marin Museum of Contemporary Art: 500 Palm Drive, Novato; 506-0137; www.marinmoca.org. Through Feb. 22: "Metamorphosis: MarinMOCA Member ...

Common "Threads" weaves together yarn of our past
"I didn't want it to be such a downer," Skees said of the child-friendly colors of her installation, called "Made in China." The title came to her while she ... He had determined it was a tough subject to address in contemporary art. The way it ended ...

When nostalgia entangles with an unsettling past
When Koichi Watari, the director of the Watari Museum of Contemporary Art contacted Yoshitomo Nara to organize a solo exhibition of his work, the artist was traveling around Hokkaido and Sakhalin with photographer and hard-core explorer Naoki Ishikawa ...

No sense of style? Here's a secret weapon
“Our services are for high-end clients who may already be art collectors, but not exclusively,” said Sebastien Laboureau, the French-born chief executive officer of Barnes, which has almost 60 offices in 11 countries, including France, China, Russia ...

Many will flock to Year of the Sheep launch
Dr Chun-Chao leads a four-week Chinese Brush Painting Course at Newcastle Arts Centre from Saturday, February 21 and the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art welcomes children, young people and their families to make and animate their own Chinese ...

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Chinese New Year Celebration; 3-5:30 p.m. Feb. 8, ISU Bone Student Center Brown Ballroom; local vendors, ..... 20, Contemporary Art Center of Peoria, see above; ceramic vessels, drawings and sculptures. Peoria Art Guild; Foster Arts Center, Harrison ...

Flourishing Aboriginal Art
I couldn't avoid running into clutches of mass produced reproductions on a variety of materials that read 'made in China' - bringing a smile to my face. No matter what continent I visit, I encounter the same thing. Some of the best presentations of ...

USC Pacific Asia Museum begins new speaker and performance series'
Bautista said the discussion is for anyone interested in contemporary art, as well as China and its history. Bautista's new role is part of the museum's recent restructuring of its education department, which is now the Department of Public Engagement ...

Events in Connecticut for Feb. 8-14, 2015
WATERBURY Palace Theater of Connecticut Shen Yun Performing Arts, classical Chinese dance and music. Feb. 7 at 2:30 and 7:30 ... RIDGEFIELD Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum “Curator and Artist: Kate Gilmore in Dialogue.” Feb. 8 at 2 p.m. $5 and ...

USC Pacific Asia Museum begins new speaker and performance series
Yu Yu is an expert in Chinese art and culture. She was the assistant curator of Chinese art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art before arriving at PAM. Yu Yu earned a bachelor degree at Wellesley, a masters at Boston University and PhD from the ...

The twilight world of 'zombie art'
“It's not my intention to fetishise damaged art,” Krajewska says, but she believes pieces salvaged in this way (sometimes referred to as “dead” or “zombie” art) can provide a new way of looking at contemporary art. “The idea that an artwork's status ...

Ian Fairweather's Drunken Buddha works reunited at TarraWarra
Scottish-born Ian Fairweather, who translated and made a series of paintings as illustrations for the ancient Chinese novel The Drunken Buddha – reunited at Healesville's TarraWarra Museum of Art, in Victoria, until March 15 – was also something of an ...

Philadelphia Museum of Art Publishes New Handbook of the Collection
Featuring some 550 masterpieces from the Museum's world renowned holdings of Asian, European, American, and modern and contemporary art, this volume includes a broad range of media from each of the Museum's curatorial departments, including paintings ...

Honour for city-born artist at World Book Fair
LUCKNOW: A new book on the art of Lucknow-born Sukumar Bose, a former curator of paintings at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, will be commemorated at the World Book Fair beginning next week. 'The Art of Sukumar Bose: Reflections on South & Southeast Asia ...

Salem arts news and events (Feb. 6 edition)
Salem arts. Get listed. To publish notice of your event in a timely manner, items should be received 14 days before the Friday publication date in which your item is to be printed. To get listed, email salem@wickedlocal.com; mail Salem Gazette, 75 ...

USC Pacific Asia Museum begins new speaker and performance series
Yu Yu is an expert in Chinese art and culture. She was the assistant curator of Chinese art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art before arriving at PAM. Yu Yu earned a bachelor degree at Wellesley, a masters at Boston University and PhD from the ...

USC Pacific Asia Museum begins new speaker and performance series
Yu Yu is an expert in Chinese art and culture. She was the assistant curator of Chinese art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art before arriving at PAM. Yu Yu earned a bachelor degree at Wellesley, a masters at Boston University and PhD from the ...

High-end art boom brings few rewards for the big auction houses
You might think that the ever-increasing prices for contemporary art - US$142 million for a Francis Bacon triptych, US$101 million for a sculpture by Alberto Giacometti, or US$70 million for a Cy Twombly painting of loop-de-loops - would trickle down ...

Video games in museums: fine art or just fun?
When London's Wellcome Collection released the video game “High Tea”, 2011, a strategy game based on the 19th-century opium trade in China's Pearl River Delta, to coincide with an exhibition on recreational drug use, the museum discovered that, on ...

Shades of money
Artists such as Subodh Gupta and Jitish Kallat fall in this category of 'contemporary art'. The formalised art market in India is only about 15 years old and expanding, but is small in comparison to some of our global peers such as China. China's GDP ...

TEFAF a dazzling display of the world's best art
For art lovers it's a supercharged day of gallery-going, from Old Masters to contemporary art, from furniture to photography. The fair attracts the world's richest and most serious art collectors. More than 200 institutions send representatives with ...

Exhibit to elevate pottery of laymen
It toured various countries such as Italy, the United Kingdom and China between 2013 and 2014. It was supported by Korea's Culture Ministry and the Korea Craft and Design Foundation. Sohn was the exhibition's artistic director, which was largely ...

Literature and society
Immortality or what approximates it is expressed, too, by that old Chinese adage — to be a man, you must plant a tree, write a book, and sire a son. So then, the definition of .... Its purpose was to give our contemporary art a Filipino and an Asian ...

Has art boxed itself into a corner?
This consisted of six huge iron boxes containing fibreglass depictions of scenes from his 81 days in a Chinese prison, complete with guards and cell-beds. Sensibly, Ai Weiwei wasn't in those boxes himself: he, unlike Jovovich, had a bit of previous ...

In the Wake of Gezi, Taking Stock of Istanbul's Art Scene
Marianna Hovhannisyan, curator and researcher at SALT Galata, Istanbul's premier contemporary art and research center, believes that Gezi was part of a trend and cannot be seen in isolation. “It was three events that publicly started to change how ...

Exploring China
“Guest speakers on China and other visitors will include artists, scholars, authors, musicians and filmmakers in order to explore a country that is rich in history and contemporary art, and that, in many respects, lays at the forefront of change ...

BUDGET HONEYMOON DESTINATIONS
Chinese heritage is more visible in the northern region. In the center ... The Fine Arts Museum displays modern and contemporary art pieces as well as sculptures of Buddha, Vishnu and other figures dating back to seventh-fourteenth century. You can ...



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